Minimally Invasive Surgery Week (MISWeek) 2019, a multispecialty conference presented by the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, takes place from 4-7 September. Its target audience consists of general surgeons, gynecologists, urologists, pediatric, thoracic surgeons and others interested in laparoscopic, endoscopic, robotic, and minimally invasive surgical techniques.

The Meeting consists of plenary sessions; focused topic updates on multiple clinical problems and applications; an expert review and discussion of surgical videos showing accidents, mishaps, and surprises as well as strategies to prevent them; deconstruction and discussion of video-taped surgeries performed by master surgeons; exhibitions; competitions for best papers, videos, and scientific posters; future technology sessions; and over 200 general surgery, gynecology, urology, and multispecialty scientific presentations in peer-reviewed abstract sessions. The meeting is open to students, residents, fellows, clinicians and others allied to the field.